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Needham’s Keating publishes ‘Yesterday’s Soldier’

Needham's Tom Keating, Vietnam veteran and VFW Post 2498 Chaplain, has announced the release of "Yesterday’s Soldier: A Passage from Prayer to the Vietnam War." A piece from the book recently appeared in Hometown Weekly's December 26 edition under the title of "A card from Ahn." Tom Keating spent over five years studying to be a...
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Tougias tells of Bounty’s rescue

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff People are often drawn to stories of heroic rescues and beating impossible odds. It’s obvious that this is true, given the number of people who came to the Walpole Library on Wednesday, October 16, to hear the story of the Bounty. Michael J. Tougias, an author of numerous genres, told the...
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Needhamites tell their Suitcase Stories

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Each person who immigrates to the United States of America comes to this country with a story about their journey here. Some of those tales are more easy going, while others are decades in the making. On Wednesday, June 12, the community was invited to hear some of these stories...
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Author Manchester comes to Medfield

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff It is a wide known fact that most writers do not begin their career life as writers, nor do they intend it. There are many steps in between. J.K. Rowling studied Classics and French in college and worked as a secretary for Amnesty International. Steven King intended on being...
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Rachel Revere recalls riveting story

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Every Bostonian knows the story of Paul Revere and his midnight ride, thanks to the poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. To alert the city of the where British troops were traveling from, Revere rode his horse to the Old North Church, knowing the devised signal: “One if by...
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Poet Bouvard shares poems, hard truths

By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Thursday night, February 14, the Wellesley Library hosted former Brandeis professor, author of twelve nonfiction books, and poet Marguerite Bouvard, who read from her new book of poetry, “The Flame of Life.” There were many different subjects broached in the works she read. However, it was the plight of migrants...
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